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International Data Protection:

EU DPAs: Further improvements required for EU-US Privacy Shield

United Kingdom Data Protection:

New Information Commissioner, New Data Protection Minister

United Kingdom Freedom of Information:

Justice Committee recommendation would ‘seriously undermine FOI Act’

  • Slides now available
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  • EU Data Protection Regulation:
    Time to get organised in the UK
    28th September - Birmingham

  • Slides now available
    18 CPD hours (England and Wales SRA)
  • Includes: Privacy enforcement begins in Singapore: Fines for lax security; GDPR countdown starts; Central and East European DPAs challenged by new technologies
  • Includes: Get GDPR ready and update your privacy policy now; Royal Mail becomes certified online identity provider; Legitimate interest ground under the GDPR: Change ahead

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  • Privacy Officers Network

    The Privacy Officers Network (PON) gives Senior Privacy Officers an opportunity to meet their specific peer group regularly to exchange views on matters of common interest in a confidential environment. 

    Some meetings are roundtables with national Data Protection Commissioners while others are private discussions among group members.

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    We have developed a series of training workshops tailored to the requirements of those dealing with data in different contexts.

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    To prepare for an ICO audit, or just to ensure that your data protection compliance programme is on track, PL&B offers a cost-effective one-day audit.

  • Recruitment Service

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    Having established a leading presence in the data protection and privacy recruitment market we offer an unrivalled service to our clients.